Voice of the Cape


Call for action to stop illegal gun leakage

Gun Free SA has welcomed the destruction of 30,000 unlicensed guns but has intensified a call for action to stop the risk of gun leakage. The 30,000 firearms were seized and surrendered during police operations. The last such destruction took place on 27 October 2016. “It is globally recognised that[…]

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No hindrance to policing despite ‘unprecedented’ absenteeism, Cape police management maintains

Police in the Western Cape on Monday were able to render services without hindrance despite unprecedented levels of absenteeism, provincial management has said. Nevertheless, those who “stayed away” were urged to return to work to “prevent this continued action from impacting on service delivery in future”, spokesperson Novela Potelwa told[…]

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Strandfontein residents call for police commanders removal

Disgruntled Strandfontein residents and safety community groups have called for the removal of their station commander David Malong’s resignation saying they cannot afford further resignations by officers, while others have requested transfers due to “incompetence” and “victimisation” under his leadership. The group led by the Community Policing Forum (CPF) held[…]

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